At the same time, new fertility treatments have extended the childbearing years for women, making possible families like that of author Saul Bellow, who became a father at age 85 this year when his 44-year-old wife gave birth.
"The concept of what age means in our society is changing very rapidly," says Ian Alger, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
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That was all I had to pay for a traffic accident abroad. As we come close to retirement, what is the best approach to take where our house is concerned?Do you think about the future with a sense of excitement, hope or positivity?Research suggests that how we think about the future influences our life expectancy.Until he got divorced recently and his expenses went up, he thought that at this point in his life, he would be retired from his work as a dentist. He's got three kids: one in college, one about to start college, and one who is 10 years old.When Latorre spends her evenings studying, he sometimes complains that she's ignoring him, she says.We want to enjoy that gift for as many years as possible.